Genetic Screening

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Name: Genetic Screening
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Genetic screening: Should all women get it?

- 13 WTHR IndianapolisGenetic screening: Should all women get it?Most breast cancer is diagnosed through a screening mammogram.In some cases, a woman finds the lump first. But what if you could know months - perhaps even years - in advance you are at ... [Published WTHR - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sophie's choice as big news

In a small office I worked for, years earlier in America, the front desk was (wo)manned by a young receptionist named Sophie. Every couple of months Sophie would disappear for a few days, only to return with her smiling cheerful front desk face, happy ... [Published India Today - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Illumina, Reprogenetics to partner on in vitro fertilization gene-sequencing tech

Preimplantation genetic screening and diagnostics provider Reprogenetics is partnering with Illumina ($ILMN) to use its next-generation sequencing tech in its analysis of embryos and infertility.Reprogenetics will use Illumina's next-generation sequencer ... [Published FierceMedicalDevices - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 3 reports

La. Medicaid paying for new services for those fighting cancer

News Release from Louisiana Department of Health and HospitalsThe Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) announced it is paying for two new services for Louisiana Medicaid recipients battling cancer to help improve health outcomes.As of July ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Reprogenetics Announces Strategic Collaboration for Next-Generation In-Vitro Fertilization Sequencing Systems

R&D Agreement Focuses on Illumina's VeriSeq(TM) Preimplantation Genetic Screening Technology ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Manmade humans

Related to the impact of brain stimulation techniques on the traits we value as a society, which I discussed in my last column , is the not-so-distant prospect of genetically handpicked children.  Often referred to as “designer” or “commodity” babies ... [Published Stanford Daily - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Parents Can Benefit From Genetic Testing ……..

(NAPSI)—For many, the decision to have a child may very well be the biggest and most fulfilling decision they will make. And after the decision is made to start a family, future parents often discover that planning for the baby’s future can be a daunting ... [Published Foster Folly News - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Effectiveness of genetic screening to improve conception chances 'unclear': Gan

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Health has received requests for Pre-implantation Genetic Screening (PGS) to be offered in recent years, but these were not approved because the effectiveness of the screening is "unclear at present", said Health Minister Gan ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Articular Osteochondrosis in Pigs and Its Effects on Genetic Screening

Featured Articles Wednesday, October 01, 2014A Norwegian study has shown that computed tomography at 159 days of age is a powerful screening tool for osteochondrosis to six months of age. At least half of the defects detected later resolved without i ... [Published The Pig Site - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Outrun breast cancer with genetic screening

We all deserve the opportunity to gaze through the window to our future. Recent Lasker award-winner, Dr. Mary-Claire King, applied this idea through her proposal on Sept. 8 to give an equal opportunity for all women to be genetically screened for breast ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Genetic Screening Technique for Improving Korean Wheat

| ISAAASouth Korean scientists Dae Wook Kim and Jai Rohila from National Institute of Crop Science, will develop a Korean wheat line variety tolerant to preharvest sprouting, a condition which frequently occurs during wet conditions and affects the quality ... [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Using Genetic Screening to Improve Korean White Wheat

National & World Ag News Headlines USAgNet - 09/23/2014Visiting scientist Dae Wook Kim hopes to develop a line of Korean wheat that does not sprout when exposed to wet harvest conditions, thanks to genetic screening techniques he learned at South Dakota ... [Published USAgNet - Sep 23 2014]

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"There is no cure for PCD. Doctors can only prescribe aggressive treatments to slow the"
"It is a safe procedure and is only replacing something which is damaged" he said
"It worries me," said Dr. Legare. "I think that we need to make sure we have the infrastructure to support the data, if you will. We need to be educating our doctors. I'm still a believer in genetic counseling, let someone know what the test is about, what the implications are for the test, to let folks think about that A to decide, do they want to do it or not and B to kind of prepare for the information."
"Mr. Brown, look what else we found inside your body - this old structure of bones. It's prone to breakage, calcium deficiencies, back problems, fracture, arthritis….so we took it out In my book Sophie remains a hero, doing all she wanted with her body, but lending to all her choices the grace of private dignity. The decisions to make amendments to herself were hers alone."

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Zebrafish genes linked to human respiratory dis... [Published Bio-Medicine - 11 hours ago]
Doctor's Orders: Breast cancer help: It’s in th... [Published Sanford Herald - Oct 19 2014]
'Offer fertility check to every woman over 35’ [Published Telegraph - Oct 18 2014]
Genetic screening: Should all women get it? [Published WTHR - Oct 18 2014]
Sophie's choice as big news [Published India Today - Oct 17 2014]
Illumina, Reprogenetics to partner on in vitro ... [Published FierceMedicalDevices - Oct 17 2014]
La. Medicaid paying for new services for those ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Oct 17 2014]
La. Medicaid paying for new services for those ... [Published WAFB - Oct 17 2014]
Community screening seeks to weed out genetic d... [Published JTNews - Oct 17 2014]
DHH paying for new breast cancer services [Published WBRZ-TV - Oct 17 2014]
REPROGENETICS : Announces Strategic Collaborati... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 16 2014]
Reprogenetics Announces Strategic Collaboration... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Oct 16 2014]
Genetic Defect Links Rare Infections to Autoimm... [Published Noodls - Oct 15 2014]
NePa lawmaker wants hearing on Frein manhunt: W... [Published PennLive.com - Oct 15 2014]
Your GP magazine preview - 27 October #RCGPAC #... [Published GP Online - Oct 15 2014]
Attaining the Goal of Preventing Ovarian Cancer [Published The ASCO Post - Oct 15 2014]
Genetic testing offers insight into breast canc... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Oct 14 2014]
Quackademic medicine in Connecticut [Respectful... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Oct 14 2014]
Manmade humans [Published Stanford Daily - Oct 14 2014]
Cancer Gene Test 'would Save Lives' [Published Sudan Vision Daily - Oct 13 2014]
55 Interesting Facts About The DNA [Published Buzzle.com - Oct 13 2014]
Alternative medicine gains steam in Connecticut [Published New Haven Register - Oct 13 2014]
Single gene links susceptibility to rare infect... [Published Health Canal - Oct 13 2014]
VOICES: It's Too Soon to Recommend Broad, Popul... [Published Oncology Times - Oct 12 2014]
High-Throughput PGS Array Launched [Published Labmate Online - Oct 12 2014]
Five scientists nab awards for high-risk, high-... [Published Noodls - Oct 11 2014]
Ready for a baby? [Published Deccan Herald - Oct 11 2014]
How to Cope With a Positive Genetic Test Result [Published US News & World Report - Oct 10 2014]
Shame and stigma still attached to infertility [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 10 2014]
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Reprogenetics Announces Strategic Collaboration... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Oct 16 2014]
R&D Agreement Focuses on Illumina's VeriSeq(TM) Preimplantation Genetic Screening Technology ...
Quackademic medicine in Connecticut [Respectful... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Oct 14 2014]
A common topic that I’ve written about since the very beginning of this blog is the infiltration of quackery into what were formerly bastions of science-based medicine. Most recently, I lamented just how far this process has progressed at the Cleveland ...
Genetic Screening Technique for Improving Korea... [Published CropBiotech Update - Sep 24 2014]
South Korean scientists Dae Wook Kim and Jai Rohila from National Institute of Crop Science, will develop a Korean wheat line variety tolerant to preharvest sprouting, a condition which frequently occurs during wet conditions and affects the quality and ...
Lasker Winner Urges Wider Genetic Screening [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Sep 09 2014]
Mary-Claire King, one of the new Lasker Award winners, calls for more widespread genetic screening for breast cancer. read more ...
Patient Engagement: Four Case Studies That High... [Published Health Affairs current issue - Sep 08 2014]
The energy of patients and members of the public worldwide who care about improving health is a huge, but still largely unrecognized and untapped, resource. The aim of patient engagement is to shift the clinical paradigm from determining "what is the ...
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